Adelita, A Sea Turtle’s Journey

One moonlit night, a young loggerhead sea turtle crawled into the ocean. As she swam and rode currents, she wandered far from the beach where she’d hatched. How far? Nobody knew for sure. In 1996, this turtle, caught in Mexico, was given a name—Adelita—and a satellite tag was attached to her shell. Then she was set free in the Pacific Ocean. Adelita’s astonishing journey home led to a new understanding of sea turtles and inspired changes that have made the world a better place for them.

  • 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807581148
  • September 2020

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  • Science takes another small step toward understanding the natural world.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Goebel not only highlights the habits of a fascinating creature but also emphasizes the importance of environmental awareness and animal conservation… A nice addition to school and public libraries that will help readers learn about endangered or threatened animals and also about the natural habits of these amazing turtles.

    - School Library Journal


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